Call for Application for Postgraduate Scholarship


A.   CALL FOR APPLICATION 2021 M.A FILM CULTURE & ARCHIVAL STUDIES JOS PROGRAMME DAAD UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

 The University of Jos and the National Film Institute (NFI), Jos hereby invites applications from qualified African and Nigerian students for the 2021 Goethe University, Frankfurt/DAAD Scholarship Programme.

The Master Degree Programme in Film Culture and Archival Studies is a collaborative master jointly offered by Nigerian Institutions (University of Jos, National Film Institute, Jos & Lagos Film Society) and German Institutions (Goethe University, Frankfurt, Arsenal Institute for Film and Video Art, Berlin, Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum). The programme aims to enhance learning opportunities among Nigerians and Africans as a whole, specifically in the area of archiving studies and practices, by providing to the successful applicant to pursue the postgraduate (Master) degree programme.

 Objective

To train students that will become experts and global leaders in the field of Film Culture and Archival Studies; Restoration, Digitization, Preservation, Codification, Classification of creative works and audiovisual heritage as well as other related human endeavors. This scholarship programme offers the applicant opportunity to continue his/her academic education in Germany for 6 months purely academic activities and extra 5 weeks for German language course.

Eligibility

  • Eligible students must be an African currently studying M.A Film Culture and Archiving Studies with the National Film Institute/ University of Jos.
  • The candidate must have completed the registration process for the M.A programme.
  • The student has proven excellent academic achievements records.
  • Not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship (National or International)
  • Must have the interest and ability to learn German language
  • A one page good letter of motivation, not more than 500 words on WHY He/ She be giving scholarship.
  • Excellent overview of proposal presentation on intending area of final year dissertation /Report, not more than 5 pages with relevant references/works cited

Value of Scholarship

Scholarship value is a total sum of €7,925 (euros). The scholarship is for 2021 academic session. The scholarship entails a grant to cover for:

  • Mobility (International flights etc)
  • A monthly residence (Accommodation and living costs in Frankfurt                                                                                             
  • A grant to attend a 5 week German language course at Frankfurt (Offer by any online language provider of choice)

 Selection

There will be an independent selection committee consisting of representatives of various partnering institutions to review the submitted applications. 

Selection criteria

Academic qualification (documented by: relevant certificates, previous awards, curriculum vitae, Birth certificate, citizenship certificate, Good letter of motivation with a demonstrable knowledge of the course, proposal presentation on intending area of final year dissertation /Report, not more than 5 pages with relevant references/works cited, letter of reference from 3 referees, 1 from former institution, Federal Government official and a community leader).

Closing:

Applicants should note that this application closes on Friday 22nd October, 2021.

 

For further information, please contact: University of Jos: 0803-301-5693

                                                                     National Film Institute, Jos: 0803-483-4404

 

 

B.   CALL FOR APPLICATION 2021 M.A FILM CULTURE & ARCHIVAL STUDIES JOS PROGRAMME DAAD UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

 The University of Jos and the National Film Institute (NFI), Jos hereby invites applications from qualified African and Nigerian students for the 2021 Goethe University, Frankfurt/DAAD Scholarship Programme.

The Master Degree Programme in Film Culture and Archival Studies is a collaborative master jointly offered by Nigerian Institutions (University of Jos, National Film Institute, Jos & Lagos Film Society) and German Institutions (Goethe University, Frankfurt, Arsenal Institute for Film and Video Art, Berlin, Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum). The programme aims to enhance learning opportunities among Nigerians and Africans as a whole, specifically in the area of archiving studies and practices, by providing to the successful applicant to pursue the postgraduate (Master) degree programme.

 Objective

To train students that will become experts and global leaders in the field of Film Culture and Archival Studies; Restoration, Digitization, Preservation, Codification, Classification of creative works and audiovisual heritage as well as other related human endeavors. This scholarship programme offers the applicant opportunity to access funds for school fees support, research support and other related activities for the programme

Eligibility

  • Eligible students must be an African currently studying M.A Film Culture and Archiving Studies with the National Film Institute/ University of Jos.
  • The candidate must have completed the registration process for the M.A programme.
  • The student has proven excellent academic achievements records.
  • Not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship (National or International)
  • A one page good letter of motivation, not more than 500 words on WHY He/ She be giving scholarship.
  • Excellent overview of proposal presentation on intending area of final year dissertation /Report, not more than 5 pages with relevant references/works cited

Value of Scholarship

The scholarship includes a monthly residence grant in the amount of 425€ (=184,520 NGN) to cover for students accommodation and living costs in Jos & a grant to cover for tuition fees for the time span of the scholarship of 425€ (=184,520 NGN) per semester.

Selection

There will be an independent selection committee consisting of representatives of various partnering institutions to review the submitted applications.

 Selection criteria

Academic qualification (documented by: relevant certificates, previous awards, curriculum vitae, Birth certificate, citizenship certificate, Good letter of motivation with a demonstrable knowledge of the course, proposal presentation on intending area of final year dissertation /Report, not more than 5 pages with relevant references/works cited, letter of reference from 3 referees, 1 from former institution, Federal Government official and a community leader).        

 Closing:

Applicants should note that this application closes on Friday 22nd October, 2021.

 

For further information, please contact: University of Jos: 0803-301-5693

                                                                     National Film Institute, Jos: 0803-483-4404

All soft copy documents should be forwarded to nfi.filmculturearchiving.scholar@gmail.com